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    White Saddle

    Any tips on keeping an white saddle white? The dye from my pants is changing it colors!

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    Quote Originally Posted by insub2 View Post
    Any tips on keeping an white saddle white? The dye from my pants is changing it colors!
    use different pants.
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    Where white pants?

    Ride naked?

    Bleach?
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    Quote Originally Posted by cg1985 View Post

    Ride naked?
    +1

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    Never sit on the saddle. Always ride as if you are climbing

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    You could just wipe it off with bleach after everytime you ride or get a darker saddle or wear white pants when you ride.

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    Burn your jeans, hipster.

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    Leave it stained, it adds hipster points because it shows you actually ride your bike and dont give a damn about money.

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    Color it black.... I heard sharpie does a nice job.

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    Quote Originally Posted by xavier853 View Post
    Never sit on the saddle. Always ride as if you are climbing
    sitting is for quitters
    No matter how bad things get, they can't get any better, and they can't get any worse, things are what they are, so you better get used to it Nancy, quit your B*tchin'

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    If you duct tape your butt.

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    I agree on the mr clean magic eraser. I use one to keep my white tires clean.

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    Coat the saddle in crisco and then cover it in saran wrap.
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    Quote Originally Posted by cg1985 View Post
    Ride naked?
    He said white not brown

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    Quote Originally Posted by shortshorts View Post
    These work wonders, use them.
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    ^ those. works great

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    they are a micro abrasive. on a wear item like tires, i wouldn't worry about it.

    i wouldn't be about to go using those with frequency on a nice part like a saddle unless i wanted the saddle to get worse and worse with time. obviously, it depends on whether the saddle is leather, vinyl, or a different synthetic. for something absorbent like leather, i'd sooner use bleach than magic erasers.

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    I'd worry about gradual deterioration by using bleach on nice leather but I suppose if you diluted it enough, it wouldn't be a problem. I am thinking about getting a white saddle myself and wonder about keeping it nice. I would guess that precipitation (or more likely, perspiration) would be at the root of the problem but choosing a non-bleeding fabric should also be a priority.

    Haven't tried the magic erasers but do notice that they easily take paint off walls, proof of their fairly aggressive abrasive qualities. I might have to try one on my tires though.
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    i hear ya, mine is a nice light blue from commuting now. I haven't tried to take it off yet, as i figure it'll just get back on there (why make the bed either? j/k)

    If you find something that works, post it because i would like a nice and clean saddle every once and a while
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    IMO saddles are like jeans or chuck taylors, they look better used.

    I keep my bikes really clean, but i don't worry about the saddle

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    There's a reason bike saddles are traditionally dark colors. Think about it.

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